pray with us

bad news from a former colleague and a friend last week. her two-year-old son was admitted to hospital due to an extremely weak heart. he is still in ICU now. prior to yesterday, he was supported by an artificial heart. now waiting for his heart to respond without support. he has since shown signs of strength to pull through.

it has been a traumatic experience for both parents who have an elder daughter. friends and colleagues who had visited them were often brought to tears. as parents ourselves, we should understand their feelings, though not completely. haven’t visited them in person and don’t intend to. though we are quite close, not sure if we would know what to say if we are there. heard that they need some financial help, so without hesitation, we gave it to them. we are all praying that the young boy will continue to fight.

knowing what the boy has been going through moved me much. but i was never close to tears. then i heard that the father was more affected than the mother. and the reason made me cry – the boy, in his unstable condition, apparently uttered, “Daddy!”

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  1. Such a nightmare to have happen. I can’t really imagine it.

  2. I will keep him and his parents in my prayers, and I will send this request through a large and strong prayer chain.

    Peace and blessings

    Scarlett & Viaggiatore

  3. no one can ever identify with the family now, Jason. but we will keep supporting them whatever it takes.

    thanks, S & V! your prayers and effort are much appreciated by the family.

  4. I send blessings and strength and peace to the little fellow – and his family. So hard. Such hard lessons.

  5. thank you, Vanilla and Atyllah, on behalf of the family!

  6. Please keep us updated as to how he is doing.

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